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None less than the National Geographic Travelers have acclaimed Kashmir as one of the must-see paradises of the world. This narrow strip of land, blessed with abundant greenery, With innumerable attractions on hand - serene lakes, beckoning hill stations, exotic adventures, colorful festivals,, amazing heritage, tantalizing cuisine . you name it, she has it. Not for nothing is Kashmir one of the most sought-after destinations of the world.

By the memory lane, first Kolu House Boat was built in the year 1940 and ever since then we are pleased to be at your service. The name of our first house boat was Shellanne which was built by Mohammad Kolu in the year1940.Later on,in the year 1944, two more houseboats came in to operations which were supposed to be the very first special class houseboats in Dal Lake. These two special class house boats were built by a joint venture of four Kolu brothers and they were named as Shabash and New Shellanne respectively. The four brother's joint venture consisted of Ahmed Kolu, Jumma Kolu, Ghulam Qudir Kolu and Mohammad Ramzan Kolu.

It was in the year 1962, the very first Deluxe Luxury House boat was built in Dal lake which was named as Pride Of Kashmir which earned a lot of fame and is still a pride to the owners.

Kolu group of house boat is an epitome of the family bond and as a result the management through the years are been taken over by the following generations. At present we are proud of announcing the largest number of deluxe luxury house boats in Kashmir. The entire management is taken care of by the management of Kolu brother which is leaded by Nazir Ahmed Kolu and brothers.

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